Originally set to release on his Seventh Seal LP in 2009 though wasn’t put on the album due to clearance issues, one of hip hop’s greatest lyricists Rakim brings “Whats Wrong” out of the vault where he gives his thoughts on pressing issues all around. Working with one of the most notable underground producers on the US east coast, Canadian producer Marco Polo. The song is set to release on Marco Polo’s upcoming free LP Newport Authority 2, with features from Big Daddy Kane, Artifacts, Das Efx, Lil Fame of M.O.P, Torae and Ruste Juxx also.
Though this is just a pre-release to Marco Polo’s Port Authority 2 available this spring, and to add to the extensive list of features this one also has Talib Kweli, DJ Premier, Masta Ace, Posdnuos of De La Soul, Kardinall Official, Styles P, Nature, Rah Digga, Ill Bill, Large Professor, Inspectah Deck and many more. So be on the look out for that soon! For now, how are you feeling the new Rakim?